Richard Engel, the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, and his crew had sneaked into Syria before. They knew where to go, where not to go; what to say, what not to say. But last Thursday, in a demonstration of the perils of reporting from the war

It was confirmed this morning that NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, 39, was kidnapped along with his crew in Syria and subsequently released. The journalist detailed the horrific experience in an

NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his production team were released today after being held captive for five days inside Syria, the network announced today. In an interview with NBC's Today show, Engel said the captors were

Updated at 8:15 a.m. ET: NBC News' Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and members of his network production team were freed from captors in Syria after a firefight at a checkpoint on Monday, five days after they were taken prisoner, NBC News

BEIRUT (TheBlaze/AP) — It's confirmed. NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his production team were released unharmed Tuesday after being held captive for five days inside Syria by an "unknown group,"